The Jews of the two nations have wildly different views on the benefits of independence, but history suggests they should both have reasons to fear nationalism.
Anti-Jewish incidents have spiked since Gaza war, while Islamists sow fear throughout continent.
If years were music or fashion, the one now ending would best be described as 'retro'- a year that looked backward for its models and inspiration, rather than to a better future.
Every ethnic group has its own traditional festive dishes for Rosh Hashanah. We found home cooks happy to share their holiday favorites.